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Nine New Stars Join World-Class Roster at UCLA Engineering

Nine New Stars Join World-Class Roster at UCLA Engineering

Welcome nine new faculty members

The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is proud to welcome nine new faculty members in the fall of 2013-14. With more than 50 NSF Early Career Award winners on the faculty and 26 affiliated faculty who are National Academy of Engineering members, UCLA engineering is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research and education and is one of the top engineering schools at a public university anywhere in the world.

Our vision:
•  Provide an excellent undergraduate and graduate education
•  Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
•  Serve the engineering profession and community with distinction
•  Conduct cutting-edge research that is responsive to the needs of society and the nation

Our new faculty members:

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ALI MOSLEH

Distinguished Professor in Materials Science and Engineering
Evalyn Knight Chair in Engineering 
Research: Risk assessment, reliability engineering. Member of NAE

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XIAOCHUN LI

Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Raytheon Chair in Manufacturing Engineering
Research: Scalable nano-materials. Winner of NSF CAREER Award


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MEKONNEN GEBREMICHAEL

Associate Professor in Civil and Environ-mental Engineering
Research:
Water systems, hydrological fluxes
Winner of NASA New Investigator and AGU awards

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MONA JARRAHI

Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering
Research: Terahertz optoelectronics and microwave photonics
Winner of early career awards from NSF, DARPA, ONR and ARO

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JAIME MARIAN

Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering
Research: Modeling and simulation of materials
    under extreme conditions.
Winner of DOE’s Early Career Award


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YVONNE CHEN

Assistant Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Research: Synthetic biological systems, targeted cancer therapy
Winner of NIH Early Independence Award

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TYSON CONDIE

Assistant Professor in Computer Science
Research: Big Data. Large-scale distributed systems for processing
     massive data sets and runtimes for declarative languages

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FLORIAN DÖRFLER

Assistant  Professor in Electrical Engineering
Research: Analysis, control design and security in cyber-physical
     systems and smart power grids

 

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JONATHAN B. HOPKINS

Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Research: Design, fabrication of flexible materials with elastic energy
     storage and release capacity